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Creation Date

4-5-2012

Building Name

Confederate Monument Covington

Description

Confederate Monument Covington GA

This is a Confederate War Memorial, made of stone. It was installed on 26th April, 1906. A uniformed Civil War soldier stands atop a square column, both hands holding the muzzle. The base is decorated with reliefs of crossed rifles, crossed swords, an anchor and a confederate flag.

The front of the base has text which reads as :

" TO THE CONFEDERATE DEAD OF NEWTON COUNTY/(inscription follows)/AND MARK THE TOMBS WHERE VALOR LIES.---ERECTED APRIL 25, 1906. "

Latitude, Longitude

33.59640000, -83.86013333

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Confederate Monument Covington; Confederate Monument; Sculpture; War memorial; Newton County (Ga.); Covington (Ga.); Memorials --- Georgia --- Covington.

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